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    Dine Out for the Holidays

    Boulder Restaurants Open for Thanksgiving and Christmas

    Traveling for the holidays? Or maybe you just want to get out of doing dishes. If you're looking for a place to dine out in Boulder for Thanksgiving or Christmas, the restaurants below would gladly host you (and clean up after you, too). 

    Note: We are in the process of confirming all openings for the 2018 season. Please call ahead to ensure your restaurant is open. Reservations are recommended for holiday dining.

    Christmas Eve  |  Christmas Day | Thanksgiving 

    Open on Christmas Day

    Jill’s Restaurant at St. Julien Hotel and Spa
    This restaurant inside the St. Julien Hotel and Spa is an especially festive spot, with a special Christmas tree in the hotel lobby. Beneath it are packages wrapped with up-cycled materials such as wine corks, developed photo strips, light bulbs and old sheet music. It’s all part of the St. Julien’s commitment to reduce the impact on the environment. 
    Open Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
    Special Holiday Menu

    Spruce Farm and Fish at the Hotel Boulderado
    Spruce is located in the Hotel Boulderado, which goes all out for the holidays, with a beautifully adorned, 28-foot Christmas tree beneath the hotel's stunning, stained-glass mezzanine.
    Open Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
    Special Holiday Menu 

    Hotel Boulderado Christmas Tree

    Hotel Boulderado Christmas Buffet
    Gather under a spectacular stained-glass ceiling on the historic mezzanine, around the beautifully adorned 28-foot Christmas tree, and enjoy a sumptuous holiday menu.

    L'Atelier
    Enjoy an intimate Christmas dinner in this cozy-yet-upscale French favorite. 

    Open on Christmas Eve

    Jill’s Restaurant at St. Julien Hotel and Spa
    This restaurant inside the St. Julien Hotel and Spa is an especially festive spot, with a special Christmas tree in the hotel lobby. Beneath it are packages wrapped with up-cycled materials such as wine corks, developed photo strips, light bulbs and old sheet music. It’s all part of the St. Julien’s commitment to reduce the impact on the environment. 
    Christmas Eve Candlelight Dinner
    Christmas Day Brunch
    Christmas Day Candlelight Dinner

    Spruce Farm and Fish at the Hotel Boulderado
    Spruce is located in the Hotel Boulderado, which goes all out for the holidays, with a beautifully adorned, 28-foot Christmas tree beneath the hotel's stunning, stained-glass mezzanine.
    Open Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
    Special holiday menu, reservations required

    Aloy Thai
    Open Christmas Eve
    Closed Christmas Day

    Basta
    Open Christmas Eve
    Closed Christmas Day
    Special Feast of the Seven Fishes dinner for $75 per person.

    The Buff 
    Open Christmas Eve
    Closed Christmas Day

    Boulder Cork
    Special holiday menu
    Open Christmas Eve
    Closed Christmas Day

    Centro Mexican Kitchen
    Open Christmas Eve
    Closed Christmas Day

    Chautauqua Dining Hall
    Open Christmas Eve
    Closed Christmas Day

    Corrida
    Open Christmas Eve
    Closed Christmas Day

    Frasca Food & Wine
    Special Christmas Eve Dinner
    Closed Christmas Day
    Seven courses of upscale seafood-based fare including crudo di scampi, burro nocciola e tartufo bianco (langoustine crudo, white truffle brown butter) and fettuccine di seppia, pesto di carciofi e salsa verde (cuttlefish fettuccine, salsa verde and artichoke pesto). $155 per person with an optional wine flight. Kids younger than 10 may order a la carte.

    Greenbriar Inn
    Open Christmas Eve
    Closed Christmas Day

    Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar
    Open Christmas Eve
    Closed Christmas Day

    The Kitchen
    Open Christmas Eve
    Closed Christmas Day
    Full seasonal dinner menus along with special features such as shawarma braised lamb shank.

    Mateo Restaurant Provencal 
    Special holiday menu
    Open Christmas Eve
    Closed Christmas Day

    Oak at Fourteenth
    Special holiday menu
    Open Christmas Eve 
    Closed Christmas Day

    Pizzeria Locale
    Open Christmas Eve 
    Closed Christmas Day
    Pizzeria Locale in Boulder will be providing the saucy classics in a family-style atmosphere. Gather around for some chicken parmigiana, meatballs and sauce, and lasagna. 

    Post Brewing Co.
    Open Christmas Eve
    Closed Christmas Day

    River and Woods
    Special holiday menu
    Open Christmas Eve
    Closed Christmas Day

    Salt Bistro
    Open Christmas Eve
    Closed Christmas Day
    Prix fixe menu for $55 per person.

    Ted's Montana Grill
    Open Christmas Eve
    Closed Christmas Day

    West End Tavern
    Open Christmas Eve
    Closed Christmas Day

    Zolo
    Open Christmas Eve
    Closed Christmas Day

    Open on Thanksgiving Day

    Jill’s Restaurant at St. Julien Hotel and Spa
    Thanksgiving Day brunch or candlelight dinner

    Spruce Farm and Fish at the Hotel Boulderado
    Special holiday menu 

    Thanksgiving Buffet at the Hotel Boulderado
    Seasonally prepared buffet and dessert menu on the historic mezzanine.

    The Kitchen
    Special holiday menu

    Salt Bistro
    Special holiday menu

    Wild Standard
    Special holiday menu

    Greenbriar Inn
    Special holiday menu

    Chautauqua Dining Hall
    Special holiday menu

    Black Cat Bistro
    Special holiday menu

    Bramble & Hare
    Special holiday menu

    L'Atelier
    Special holiday menu

    Kasa Japanese Bar & Grill

    Boulder ChopHouse & Tavern
    Special holiday menu

    Boulder restaurant owners, let us know if you have holiday meal service and are not listed above! Email Gwen Gray to have your restaurant added.